Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 29 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 93 89 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.80% 8.18% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 8.50% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 71
Southampton median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £36,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,300 1,047 1,301
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 96.23% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 959 1,213
Southampton median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,875 £61,400 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 62 (66.67%) .NET
2 57 (61.29%) C#
3 48 (51.61%) HTML
4 46 (49.46%) MVC
5 43 (46.24%) JavaScript
6 42 (45.16%) CSS
7 39 (41.94%) HTML5
8 38 (40.86%) Degree
9 37 (39.78%) ASP.NET
10 36 (38.71%) TDD
11 33 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (33.33%) RESTful
13 29 (31.18%) Java
13 29 (31.18%) AngularJS
14 28 (30.11%) Software Engineering
15 27 (29.03%) Computer Science
16 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (27.96%) CSS3
17 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (23.66%) Mathematics
20 20 (21.51%) NoSQL
20 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
20 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
21 19 (20.43%) OO
21 19 (20.43%) WPF
21 19 (20.43%) BDD
21 19 (20.43%) Domain-Driven Design
22 18 (19.35%) SQL
23 17 (18.28%) Git (software)

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.53%) Confluence
3 5 (5.38%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) IaaS
3 3 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) NoSQL
1 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.98%) Big Data
4 7 (7.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.98%) Jasmine
3 12 (12.90%) JIRA
4 9 (9.68%) NUnit
4 9 (9.68%) Selenium
5 8 (8.60%) Subversion
5 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.45%) JUnit
7 5 (5.38%) Maven
8 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.23%) Gradle
8 3 (3.23%) Mocha
8 3 (3.23%) Spock
9 1 (1.08%) Grunt
9 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.08%) Protractor
9 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.13%) Electronics
1 15 (16.13%) Retail
2 12 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (66.67%) .NET
2 48 (51.61%) HTML
3 42 (45.16%) CSS
4 39 (41.94%) HTML5
5 37 (39.78%) ASP.NET
6 31 (33.33%) RESTful
7 29 (31.18%) AngularJS
8 26 (27.96%) CSS3
9 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (20.43%) WPF
12 17 (18.28%) Spring
13 16 (17.20%) WCF
14 15 (16.13%) Node.js
15 12 (12.90%) Vue.js
16 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
16 9 (9.68%) Entity Framework
17 8 (8.60%) Web Services
18 7 (7.53%) J2EE
18 7 (7.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.20%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (8.60%) RIA
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) MVC
2 36 (38.71%) TDD
3 28 (30.11%) Software Engineering
4 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (23.66%) Mathematics
6 19 (20.43%) BDD
6 19 (20.43%) Domain-Driven Design
6 19 (20.43%) OO
7 16 (17.20%) Mobile Application Development
8 14 (15.05%) Coaching
9 12 (12.90%) Multithreading
10 11 (11.83%) Web Development
11 10 (10.75%) OOP
11 10 (10.75%) Scrum
12 9 (9.68%) OOD
13 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.60%) SDLC
14 7 (7.53%) Microservices
14 7 (7.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) C#
2 43 (46.24%) JavaScript
3 29 (31.18%) Java
4 18 (19.35%) SQL
5 16 (17.20%) F#
6 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.53%) C++
8 6 (6.45%) Python
9 5 (5.38%) Go
10 4 (4.30%) Ruby
11 3 (3.23%) Groovy
12 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.08%) Java 8
12 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) GDPR
2 3 (3.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.23%) ATG
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle